Sicily, Syracuse AR Tetradrachm, Boehringer 124

Item Reference: C189NM066151 Sold Share
Sicily, Syracuse, Time of Hieron II (c. 480/78-475 BC) Silver Tetradrachm 17.32gm. Obverse: Charioteer driving a slow quadriga right, Nike flying above, to crown the horses. Reverse: Head of the…
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Description

Sicily, Syracuse, Time of Hieron II (c. 480/78-475 BC)

Silver Tetradrachm 17.32gm.

Obverse: Charioteer driving a slow quadriga right, Nike flying above, to crown the horses.

Reverse: Head of the nymph Arethusa facing right, her hair bound by a pearl tænia, four dolphins surrounding, ΣVRΑKΟΣΙΟΝ.

(Boehringer 124).

Good Very Fine or better.

Specification

Periodc 480 - 475 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Syracuse

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Sicily

Metal

Silver

ReferencesBoehringer 124; SNG ANS 34
Weight17.32 g

Provenance

Ex Baldwin Auction 17, 04/05/2004, Lot #573

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